In pictures: May Day

01 May, 2015 8:33 pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

People throw smoke grenades during the annual Labour Day protest in front of Presidential Office in Taipei, Taiwan, May 1, 2015. REUTERS
People throw smoke grenades during the annual Labour Day protest in front of Presidential Office in Taipei, Taiwan, May 1, 2015. REUTERS
Protesters from the Communist-affiliated trade union PAME hold red flags during a May Day rally in Athens, Greece May 1, 2015. The words on the vest read: "Construction workers syndicate". REUTERS
Protesters from the Communist-affiliated trade union PAME hold red flags during a May Day rally in Athens, Greece May 1, 2015. The words on the vest read: “Construction workers syndicate”. REUTERS
A police officer picks up smoke grenades during the annual Labour Day protest in front of Presidential Office in Taipei, Taiwan, May 1, 2015. REUTERS
A police officer picks up smoke grenades during the annual Labour Day protest in front of Presidential Office in Taipei, Taiwan, May 1, 2015. REUTERS
A protesters attempt to pull a police bus which blocked the road connecting to Presidential Blue House during a May Day rally in central Seoul, South Korea, May 1, 2015. REUTERS
A protesters attempt to pull a police bus which blocked the road connecting to Presidential Blue House during a May Day rally in central Seoul, South Korea, May 1, 2015. REUTERS
Workers burned an effigy of Philippine President Benigno Aquino during a May Day protest outside the presidential palace in Manila, Philippines May 1, 2015. REUTERS
Workers burned an effigy of Philippine President Benigno Aquino during a May Day protest outside the presidential palace in Manila, Philippines May 1, 2015. REUTERS
A supporter of Russia's Communist party attends a May Day rally in Moscow May 1, 2015. REUTERS
A supporter of Russia’s Communist party attends a May Day rally in Moscow May 1, 2015. REUTERS
People hold placards during a May Day rally in Jakarta, Indonesia, May 1, 2015. REUTERS
People hold placards during a May Day rally in Jakarta, Indonesia, May 1, 2015. REUTERS
A demonstrator takes part in the annual Labour Day protest in front of Presidential Office in Taipei, Taiwan, May 1, 2015. His headband reads, "shorten working hours; no overfatigue." REUTERS
A demonstrator takes part in the annual Labour Day protest in front of Presidential Office in Taipei, Taiwan, May 1, 2015. His headband reads, “shorten working hours; no overfatigue.” REUTERS
A man who tried to disrupt a May Day rally of Communist party supporters is detained by police in Kiev, Ukraine May 1, 2015. REUTERS
A man who tried to disrupt a May Day rally of Communist party supporters is detained by police in Kiev, Ukraine May 1, 2015. REUTERS
Garment workers shout and wave national flags as they take part in a protest calling on the government to raise wages during a march to mark Labour Day in Phnom Penh, Cambodia May 1, 2015. REUTERS
Garment workers shout and wave national flags as they take part in a protest calling on the government to raise wages during a march to mark Labour Day in Phnom Penh, Cambodia May 1, 2015. REUTERS
Workers from the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions (KCTU) scuffle with riot police during a May Day rally in central Seoul, South Korea, May 1, 2015. REUTERS
Workers from the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions (KCTU) scuffle with riot police during a May Day rally in central Seoul, South Korea, May 1, 2015. REUTERS



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